Cinema: The New Pictures: Sep. 14, 1931

Waterloo Bridge (Universal) is a glum but manageable anecdote of prostitution and the War. The heroine, strolling on London's Waterloo Bridge, picks up the hero during the confusion of an air raid. He, a Canadian soldier, fails to perceive that she is a prostitute. She, because she is one, refuses to marry him. This situation could scarcely have had a cheerful resolution but the one the story gives it seems almost a conspiracy in woe. The soldier takes the girl to visit his mother and step father. She tells his mother what...

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